Thursday, November 3, 2016

TAG Heuer AQUARACER Premier League Special Edition

TAG Heuer presents a special edition timepiece to celebrate its partnership with English Premier League as the Official Timekeeper of the world’s most popular soccer tournament.

Naturally, a sports model — a 43 mm Aquaracer — has been chosen to bear the colours of the English league. At its heart beats the Calibre 5 mechanical movement. Made from steel, it boasts an attractive black ceramic bezel, specially designed for this football-themed watch. The 45-minute numerals for each period of half-time are lacquered white and the 15 minutes of extra time are lacquered red.
The anthracite grey dial with its sunray effect is particularly elegant. It features the new Premier League lion logo at 9 o'clock, stamped in white. The MatchTimer inscription in the centre is another nod to this watch's footballing pedigree. The baton indexes are coated in white SuperLuminova™ to improve visibility in the stadium during evening matches. The hour hands are rhodium-plated and the minute and seconds hands are red.
As a finishing touch, the date window positioned at 3 o'clock is equipped with a magnifier, another sports feature, which helps improve visibility. The case has a screw-on back with an exclusive engraving of the Premier League lion, and the exclusive inscription "Official TimeKeeper". The watch is complemented by an elegantly integrated steel link bracelet.

Technical details
Reference
WAY201D.BA0927 (sunray anthracite grey dial, black ceramic bezel and steel bracelet)

Movement
Mechanical - TAG Heuer Automatic Calibre 5 with date

Case
43 mm in diameter - Polished and satin-finished steel
Uni-directional rotary bezel in polished, faceted black ceramic
Silver lacquer engraved numerals with white SuperLuminova™ dot at 12 o'clock
Extra time engraved then filled with red lacquer
Sapphire crystal with scratch-resistant, antireflective coating
Screw-down crown in polished steel
Satin-finished screw-on back, engraved with the Premier League lion
Water-resistance: 300 metres

Dial
Anthracite grey sunray effect - White contour of the Premier League lion
Faceted, polished hand-applied indexes with white SuperLuminova™ markers
Faceted, polished minute hand, with white SuperLuminova™ markers
Faceted, polished hour hand, with white SuperLuminova™ markers
Red seconds hand
"AQUARACER CALIBRE 5 – AUTOMATIC (in red) – 300M/1000FT" inscribed at 6 o'clock
"TAG Heuer" logo at 12 o'clock - Printed minute track
Date window at 3 o'clock with magnifier

Bracelet
Triple-row brushed steel, with polished edges
Steel folding buckle with safety push-buttons and diving extension

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